Apparently Investments And Celebrities Go Together
Opening a new start up or business? Try to raise money from well known celebrities.
In recent years it seems that many celebrities have found a great opportunity for financial investments and financing funds start-ups. Here is a partial list of them.
Finance is the vast field and people love to know about the ways, techniques and methods through which they can be able to find something profitable. It is not an easy task to do the business of investing in any new business or startups. When we talk about celebrities, it becomes more difficult as everyone has no temperament and patience for doing the business. There can be good or bad situations in the business and you have to take extra ordinary steps for getting more. Celebrities normally have the simple and straight forward mind so they cannot handle the complex situations of business.
Although investment is a big deal but yet, there are numerous celebrities who have done it and achieved good results. Those celebrities are successful in this field that have business minds and want to do some sort of other options of earning. We are going to provide you some names who are celebrities and belong to different fields of limelight but still are managing.
Bono: Bono is at the top of list and have the investments in startups but he has achieved his targets. He is a lead singer of U2 which is a renowned name for fun lovers. He co-founded the firm with the name of Elevation Partners and the purpose of this firm was to emphasize on entertainment, technology and media. This firm started in 2004 and now Bono is managing $ 1.9 billion which is a great achievement for a celebrity of this class.
Leonardo DiCaprio: Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the most famous actors in the world but still he decided to take the initiative and invested in Mobli. It is an Israel based organization in which DiCaprio invested $4 million. Mobli is an application which is being used for photo sharing and making. Although, it is renowned brand but is still not able to compete Instagram, which is world leader in its field.
Ashton Kutcher: people know Ashton as a star of The Two and Half Men but now he has one of the most renowned celebrities who are very successful in investments and businesses. Although, he has achieved some greats but the most successful investment was in Skype and this step was taken place in 2009. Skype was bought by Microsoft in 2011 for the amount of $8.6 billion. Kutcher invested with Guy Oseary and Ron Burkle in more than two dozen companies but the best deal was Skype.
Jared Leto: Leto got the popularity by winning Golden Globe Award but he is famous for his steps in investments in almost 40 companies. He has investments in Blue Bottle Coffee, Things Company Nest Labs and HR Software Company but he claims that the best investment was in Nest Labs which was bought by Google against $ 3.2 billion.
Rapper Nas: Nas is also in this list in which celebrities do not want to contribute and yet he is successful in this field also. He has invested in Coinbase, DevianArt and Bitcoin and is getting the positive response from these organizations.
Madonna: Madonna is another name in the entertainment industry which has been admired by the audience and viewers. She is a good investor also and spends $1.5 million in the drinking brand named Vita Coco which is a product of coconut water. This investment showed great results which encouraged her to do some bold steps. Her brand is working in 30 countries and the brand sales were at $421.1 million last year.
Magic Johnson, Justine Bieber, Ellen DeGeneres and MC Hammer are other celebrities which have been in the list of top 10 investors in the startups. We try to give some details of the celebrities who have taken the step to initiate their businesses and investments and they are successful in it.